Researchers with workflows that are I/O intensive would benefit from using
/scratch for execution of their workflows. A hyperthetical I/O intensive workflow PBS script can be found (Example 5) in HPRC HPC PBSPro script files
IMPORTANT: Scheduled deletion of 'old' files has been scheduled on
/fast . A schedule for
/scratch is being considered - 365 every 90 days is one of the schedules the most likely future configuration, however 180 day and 365 day cycles are being considered.